Applicant must be a licensed mental health service provider who holds a full and unrestricted license to practice in California or are registered Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Social Worker in good standing. Program eligibility includes health-related work experience in a MHPSA or qualified facility and have received significant training in cultural and linguistic competence. Selection is also based upon professional goals for the next five to ten years, community background, and community service. Scholarship encourages licensed mental health service providers to practice in a mental health professional shortage area or qualify in California by authorizing a plan for repayment of their educational loans in exchange for their service in a designated shortage area for a minimum of two years. Program pays up to $15,000 in outstanding government or commercial educational loans for expenses incurred for their mental health service provider education.
Loan repayment program.
Study areas: mental health
Award type: Other
Enrollment level: Other Postgraduate-level Study, Doctoral-level Study
Professions: Psychiatrist, Postdoctoral Psychological Assistant, Marriage And Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker, Associate Clinical Social Worker, Postdoctoral Psychology Trainee, Marriage And Family Therapist Intern
Misc: Community Service/involvement
400 R Street, Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811 United States
Phone: (916) 326-3644
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Health Professions Education Foundation
400 R Street
Suite 460 Sacramento, CA 95811-6213 United States
Phone: (916) 326-3640